Segment information

Decorative Paints

Whether our customers are professionals or DIY-ers, they want great paint that gives a great finish. We supply a variety of quality products for every situation and surface, including paints, lacquers and varnishes. We also offer a range of mixing machines and color concepts for the building and renovation industry. Our specialty coatings for metal, wood and other building materials lead the market.

Performance Coatings

We are a leading supplier of performance coatings with strong brands and technologies. Our high quality products are used to protect and enhance everything from ships, cars, aircraft, yachts and architectural components (structural steel, building products, flooring) to consumer goods (mobile devices, appliances, beverage cans, furniture) and oil and gas facilities.

Information per segment

 

Revenue from third parties

Group revenue

Amorti­zation and depre­ciation

Identified items

Operating income

ROS%*

In € millions

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

*

ROS% is calculated as adjusted operating income (operating income excluding identified items) as percentage of group revenue.

**

ROI% is calculated as adjusted operating income (operating income excluding identified items) of the last 12 months as percentage of average invested capital of the last 12 months. Invested capital is calculated as total assets (excluding cash and cash equivalents, short-term investments, investments in associates, the receivable from pension funds in an asset position and assets held for sale) less current tax liabilities, deferred tax liabilities and trade and other payables.

Decorative Paints

3,859

3,667

3,898

3,699

(121)

(92)

(17)

(38)

334

308

9.0

9.4

Performance Coatings

5,751

5,563

5,775

5,587

(148)

(138)

(1)

(52)

668

577

11.6

11.3

Corporate and other

2

26

(61)

(30)

(7)

(9)

(62)

(103)

(177)

(280)

 

 

Total

9,612

9,256

9,612

9,256

(276)

(239)

(80)

(193)

825

605

9.4

8.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Invested capital

Total assets

Total liabilities

Capital expendi­tures

ROI%**

 

In € millions

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

 

Decorative Paints

2,705

2,759

4,318

4,357

1,513

1,511

112

50

12.5

12.4

 

 

Performance Coatings

2,869

2,963

4,691

4,766

1,638

1,563

129

106

23.4

20.5

 

 

Corporate and Other

471

481

2,568

9,661

4,524

3,672

9

4

 

 

Total

6,045

6,203

11,577

18,784

7,675

6,746

250

160

13.9

12.6

 

 

Regional information

 

Revenue by region of destination

Intangible assets and property, plant and equipment

Invested capital

Capital expenditures

In € millions

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

2017

2018

The Netherlands

282

318

1,189

1,198

1,374

1,639

17

9

Other European countries

3,731

3,726

1,435

1,469

2,144

2,023

105

76

North America

1,189

1,134

474

485

714

636

23

18

South America

900

815

268

255

348

332

23

13

Asia

2,937

2,704

1,772

1,698

1,296

1,386

73

34

Other regions

573

559

103

101

169

187

9

10

Total

9,612

9,256

5,241

5,206

6,045

6,203

250

160